Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053615

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: TONG HALL, NEWPORT ROAD


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Statutory Address: TONG HALL, NEWPORT ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Tong

National Grid Reference: SJ 79719 07286



6/36 Tong Hall. -


Shown on O.S. map as The Hall. House. Circa 1840 with late C19 and C20 additions to left. Red brick with grey and gault brick dressings. Neo-Gothic style. 2 storeys. Interrupted dentil brick string course, parapeted gables with dentil bricks to stone coping, end stack to right and stack at rear. 2 window front with segmental headed leaded cross windows; gable above with recessed octagonal panel. Right-hand end elevation; 2 first floor blind pointed-arched windows with Y-tracery, continuous cill string; inserted 3-light C20 casement to right, and 2 gabled ends above; ground floor window to right with painted keyed lintel, and 4-trefoil panelled door to its right with painted keyed lintel. Late C19 block set back to North with 2 gabled semi-dormers and 2 ground floor C20 leaded casements. C20 addition to left with parapet. This building has stylistic similarities with other eccentric structures erected on the Tong Estate by George Durant the younger (d.1844) (qv. Fowl House to West of Vauxhall Farmhouse, Cow house to North of Acorn Cottage, etc.). Included for historical association and group value. G. Griffith, History of Tong and Boacobel, pp. 154-61. D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe, Waine Research Publications, 1980, Ch. 3.

Listing NGR: SJ7971907286


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 255325

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Griffith, G, History of Tong and Boscobel, (1894), 154-161
Robinson, D H, The Wandering Worfe, (1980)

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